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Forest Capital Hall grant to fund sprinkler system?

The Taylor County Commission is moving forward with a grant application to fund improvements to Forest Capital Hall. The commission last week held the second of two public hearings on…

Legal Notices for April 26, 2013

CITY OF PERRY PURCHASE ORDER NO.   50481 Pursuant to Section 2.13(B) of the City Charter of the City of Perry, Florida, notice is hereby given that the City Council had…

Jobless rate drops to its lowest mark since October 2008

For the second month in a row, Taylor County’s unemployment rate experienced a significant drop in March, now resting at 7.7 percent, its lowest level since October 2008. After staying…

Theatre festival will feature 11 original 10-minute plays

The Florida State University Student Theatre Association will present its 10-minute play festival entitled “Flow” this weekend (April 26-28) in the Augusta Conradi Studio Theatre, located in the Williams Building.…

Rotary sets May 3 deadline to ‘adopt a brick’ at Rosehead

Rotary sets May 3 deadline to ‘adopt a brick’ at Rosehead

The Perry Rotary Club is offering the public an opportunity to “adopt a brick” at Rosehead Park, which is currently under construction. The deadline to purchase a brick and be…

85 anglers brave winds in Steinhatchee tournament

85 anglers brave winds in  Steinhatchee tournament

The wind was awful, but 85 brave souls went out to test their fishing abilities last Friday and Saturday for the Steinhatchee Community Fishing Tournament, sponsored by the Steinhatchee Community…

Buckeye to be acquired by Georgia-Pacific

Buckeye to be acquired by Georgia-Pacific

Buckeye Technologies, Inc., (NYSE:BKI) and Georgia-Pacific LLC Wednesday, April 24, announced that they have reached a definitive agreement for Georgia-Pacific to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Buckeye Technologies’…

Giacomucci, Kallschmidt qualify for state track final

Giacomucci, Kallschmidt qualify for state track final

Two members of the Taylor County High track team qualified for the state finals after competing in the Region 1-AA meet at Bolles School in Jacksonville last Thursday. Ashley Giacomucci…

Fallen heroes honored at Memorial Art Gallery

Fallen heroes honored at Memorial Art Gallery

Ken “The Dauber” Pridgeon calls himself the poor man’s Norman Rockwell, yet one look at his work and you know his talent is priceless. “I was always in trouble at…

Earl Robert Parnell Jr.

Earl Robert Parnell Jr., 83, of Monticello, died Sunday, April 21, 2013, at Madison County Hospital. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. today, April 24, at Woodlawn Cemetery…